Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) provide care options for those in recovery from substance use disorder.  As part of their services, many also provide mental healthcare, financial planning and wellness services. Click the links below to find out more information on EAP services within the union building trades and private insurers.


Union EAPs
The Carpenters Assistance Program (CAP) has been providing free, confidential assistance to our members and their families confronting stress, depression, alcoholism, drug abuse, and employment or family issues for more than 25 years.


Union EAPs
The LEAN Recovery specialists understand your struggle because they’ve been through it themselves and know how important it is to receive help from someone who understands. We highly recommend you take advantage of this free program if you or a loved one are struggling with addiction or recovering.

Modern Assistance Programs

Union EAPs
Painters, Glaziers, Sheet Metal, Plasterers and Cement Masons, Bricklayers, Electricians, Operating Engineers, Ironworkers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Plumbers, Sprinkler Fitters, Roofers can access immediate resources through MAP’s services.

MBTU Resources

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Private Insurance EAPs
Members of Blue Cross Blue Shield have access to outpatient therapy, intensive outpatient programs, partial hospital treatment, rehab or acute residential treatment, as well as, detox facilities.

Harvard Pilgrim

Private Insurance EAPs
For Harvard Pilgrim members, subscribers ca take advance of virtual therapy visits and structured therapy programs.

Public Resources to Get Help

Important prevention and bystander trainings, guides and toolkits are available to employers. These resources include best practices to implement on the job and in the office.

Substance Use Cost Calculator

National Safety Council
An Authoritative, Easy-to-Use Tool Providing Business Leaders with Information about the Cost of Substance Use

Opioids At Work Employer Toolkit

National Safety Council
Begin Addressing Opioids in Your Organization

Drug-Free Workplace Toolkit

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Find employer resources such as the Drug-Free Workplace Toolkit, Employee Assistance Programs, and information on legal requirements

Opioid Prevention Guide

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
A guide for employers to identify and prevent opioid and other substance misuse in the workplace